Home & Garden: House Calls Home & Garden

Design Solutions

Arrange furniture to face the gorgeous outdoor views.

Include plenty of seating to accommodate the family of 10.

Break up the tile floor with a rug that includes an organic, flowing pattern.

Hang sheer curtains and inside-mounted roller shades for privacy and to soften the windows and control incoming sunlight.

Incorporate bright colors so the room flows with the adjacent yellow dining room.

- Julie Carroll, Designer
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The Homeowner

"I gave birth to our eighth child [last year] ... and our sunroom is our main family gathering area."

Designer's Critique

"The seating solution draws attention to outside views and creates a conversation area."

- Julie Carroll of Interiors by Decorating Den in Davidsonville, 410-956-9530

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